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68 release- Tram Report-Hidden Truths

 

  • The Tram report to Councillors— yet another deplorable milestone in a broken political process.

 

 

  1.  Fiddled figures in the business case with vital pollution figures still buried

 

The Tram report to councillors is yet another insult to the memory of impartial public service in Edinburgh.

release 66 - When the Figures just don't add up

 

 

  • Properly corrected figures show the first ‘post-tram’ traffic diversions have sent pollution towards or even above EU limits

 

 

  1. Is Edinburgh the only council in the UK or even Europe actively trying to increase pollution levels??

 

56- Were Copuncillors told last week?

 

 

 

 

  • Did Edinburgh Council and Tie tell the councillors what was going on before announcing to the world that the project was £hundreds of millions over budget  and Princes Street would be dug up yet again?

 

release 55 - 8 Questions from INDEPENDENT Scottish civil engineers

  • An open letter from prominent and respected experts in the field of Civil Engineering remains unanswered and unacknowledged by TIE; as the grotesque bungling on Princes Street confirms their worst fears

 

 

  • These questions from respected Civil Engineers highlight even more potential problems for the Tram project which require serious answers from the City of Edinburgh and their ‘arms length’ company TIE.

 

 

 

release 49- Top Lib-Dem call--Stop The tram now

  • Objectors welcome statement by top Lib-Dem candidate in the battleground marginal constituency of Edidinburgh Central as he says about the Tram project:

 

  • “I wish to see no more time or money wasted on this ill fated project.”

 

DEFRA to Edinburgh Council--you are wrong; the residents are right!--release 34

Dated 04-01-2011

The Govt department DEFRA are providing new instructions for all councils in the UK measuring air quality following work by an Edinburgh resident.

 

Dr Ashley Lloyd, and Edinburgh resident, has maintained that the City of Edinburgh council figures for traffic created air pollution have been routinely and consistently under-estimated because of an error in applying a mathematical formula ‘correction factor’.

TRO mechanism not fit for purpose

Dated: 06-12-2010

TWO DEVELOPMENTS --- ON THE ISSUE OF THE HEALTH EFFECTS CAUSED BY THE TRAFFIC DIVERTED BY THE TRAM

 

  1. A City Councillor on the Transport, Infrastructure and Environment committee says “The main problem…. is the TRO process was not designed to cater for projects… like this one.”

 

City of Edinburgh Council hear of unforseen pollution effects due to Tram project

PRESS RELEASE –WITH PICTURE POSSIBILITIES

Edinburgh Council to hear today (actual date Tuesday 27th,  July) about unforeseen toxic traffic pollution threats caused by new City Tram scheme posing a threat to families.

 

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